Monday, April 26, 2010

nashville scene this week... Souvenir: Part 1

Nashville Scene

Souvenir: Part 1
May 1-30
@ Downtown Presbyterian Church 154 Fifth Ave. N. (map)
Nashville DOWNTOWN
Openings & Events

When artist-cum-Nashvillegirl Beth Gilmore was recently featured in our “People” issue, it was more a salute to a local treasure than hype for the hip. A Nashvillian born and raised, Gilmore is graduating from Watkins this spring and debuting her senior show at two local landmarks that are directly connected to her work: Belmont Mansion and Downtown Presbyterian Church. The artist has worked at the mansion for years and even transformed some of its august spaces with her audacious installations. Gilmore is also an artist-in-residence at the Downtown Presbyterian Church, where she has organized a number of exhibits and events in addition to her roles as curator and co-owner of Twist Gallery. The church will host this first part of Gilmore's opus. The mansion will host a second exhibit in June. free
— Joe Nolan